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city facing a doomsday scenario. >>> steve jobs, the iphone, the ipad and this. >> i'm a mac. and i'm a pc. >> tonight, the man who started apple with jobs, the legendary steve wozniak. is this the last gasp of moammar gadhafi? >> do not leave tripoli. fight them. destroy them. >> rebels advance in tripoli. this is "piers morgan tonight." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> good evening. my one-on-one with steve wozniak is coming up. >>> but first, estimates the storm could cause a stunning $11 billion in damage. if it continues on its current path. tonight, with this monster growing stronger, governors all the way from north carolina to connecticut have already declared states of emergency. amtrak is canceling trains south of washington, airlines are canceling flights. new york may shut down the subways on saturday. millions of people preparing for the worst of a storm. today, wind gusts up to 115 miles an hour. threatens to dump 15 inches of rain as it charges up the east coast. cnn is covering this story from every angle. i want to bring in jim spellman, live in the bahamas
>>> tonight on "nightline," steve jobs resigns. tonight, the wizard behind some of the hottest products the world has ever known resigns as chief of apple in a surprise announcement. we've got the very latest. >>> hurricane warning. the first major hurricane to take aim at the u.s. in years. irene smashes through the bahamas and bears down on the mainland. we're out in the storm. >>> and hunger at home. a year ago, he would not have believed he would be feeding his family on handouts. >> i wasn't living above my means. had a job, put food on the table. >> we go inside the quiet american crisis. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. steve jobs once said that people don't know what they want till you show it to thth. with incredible, almost spooky, consistency, jobs has produced new products that consumers discovered they really, really wanted. well, now just hours ago, steve jobs has resigned as chief executive of apple, the company he built. just a month after apple announced astronomical third quarter profits of more than $7 billion. here's abc's neal karlinsky. >> reporter: it w
more news on the step down of steve jobs and apple we're getting a reaction in san francisco on the stepped down >> there and thinking about steve jobs and to levels they hope that that he is ok and not something terminal and why did he stepped down an second the products it is very iconic and out over the place and has truly changed the world hears what some people had to say about steve jobs and how we move around in society >> in the last few years when the application in your hand-held phone everything moved and so much faster to have all that money and then that your health go it is kind of unfortunate our person would >> obviously a lot of sympathy going up to succeed at jobs that this morning apple products continue to thrive and that will never change >> banks for the update and is a letter that was released by late steven jobs. jobs had been on a medical leave since the beginning of january he was being treated for pancreatic cancer and then had a liver transplant it'll be a different company with steve our jobs on >> now that balance point has been removed a lot of
>>> i'm isha sesay with a 360 news and bulletin. steve jobs is bowing out as ceo of apple and his resignation letter, he said he could no longer live out his expectations as ceo. jobs has been on medical leave since january. he'll stay on as apple's chairman and be succeeded as former operating officer tim kirk. >>> and another office may have reopened after the east coast quake, however, the washington monument will stay closed until engineers prepare cracks at the top. >> that's it. thanks for watching. >>> tonight, breaking news, steve jobs resigns as ceo of apple. what this means to the company that changed the world. the latest stunning developments. >>> and gathering storms in the atlantic. hurricane irene bigger and stronger, bearing down on the east coast. where will it hit? winds over 100 miles an hour, what it will do to a city like new york. >>> on the other side of the world, battles still raging in tripoli. moammar gadhafi forces going house to house. is this the colonel's last stand? we'll ask cnn's sara sidner, what's it like to be in the middle of the chaos. >> mor
, everyone has a computer. i think that is largely due to steve jobs. >> paul relief will get more reaction from people coming down here. it is starting to settle in that he is nell ahead at apple. keep in mind, he was at one time the head of pics are. dropped sharply. down over $20 a share. we have watched this year's slowly bounceback since the announcement yesterday. >> more now on a developing story. the bart board members are saying that they agree that the agency said only cut off cell phone service during drastic circumstances. here is video of a protest to restrict cell phone service. in court. it has not announced whether or not very bonds will be retried. he was convicted of lying during his grand jury trial. >> a little ramy out there this morning. >> a little bit of drizzle. nothing too heavy. here is a live look from the roof camera in san francisco. you will need to use your windshield wipers here and there. this afternoon, sunny and warm. nobody debitors our region from 60s along the coast to the upper 80s. the fog is a bay area wide. the north bay, the entire stretch of 101,
>>> breaking news. steve jobs has resigned as ceo of apple. he said he could no longer meet his duties and expectations as ceo. he has been on medical leave since january. he'll stay on as apple's chairman. the company's former chief operating officer, tim cook, will take over as apple's ceo. >>> the washington monument is cracked and closed, but other monuments in the nation's capitol have reopened, following yesterday's rare magnitude 5.8 earthquake on the east coast. authorities say the washington monument may not open to the public until after engineers fix the cracks at the top. >>> and gathering storms in the atlantic. hurricane irene bigger and stronger, bearing down on the east coast. where it will hit. winds over 100 miles an hour, what it will do to a city like new york. >>> on the other side of the world, battles still raging in tripoli. moammar gadhafi forces going house to house. is this the colonel's last stand. sara sidner, what's it like to be in the middle of the chaos. this is "piers morgan tonight." tonight's breaking news. steve jobs stepping down as ceo of a
, breaking news, steve jobs re signs as ceo of apple. what this means to the company that changed the world. the latest stunning developments. >>> and gathering storms in the atlantic. hurricane irene bigger and stronger, bearing down on the east coast. where it will hit. winds over 100 miles an hour, what it will do to a city like new york. >>> on the other side of the world, battles still raging in tripoli. moammar gadhafi forces going house to house. is this the colonel's last stand. sara sidner, what's it like to be in the middle of the chaos. this is "piers morgan tonight." tonight's breaking news. steve jobs stepping down as ceo of apple. joe, is this a surprise, lots of speculation about steve jobs' future because of his health? what's your view? >> the only real surprise is that it happened tonight, really. he's been sick for a long time. he has not looked well, obviously, in appearances recently. everybody he's had a liver transplant, a tumor on his pancreas. so his health, one assumes has been deteriorating, and there is a certain kind of sad inevidentability to this moment. >> ob
on roads near ponds and other bodies of water. >> now, is that really a good use of government money? steve leroy is a town supervisor. you can correct me on the pronunciation of your name, i'm sorry. he's in wayne county, new york. good to see you this morning. >> thanks for having me on. >> all right. so your area, you're too broke some say to fix the roads there. yet, you got these no -- watch out for the frogs street signs up there. how are you feeling about this? >> ok. it's true. i got the word about two weeks ago that new york state was in fact installing these signs. and like anyone else, i couldn't believe it. we're trying desperately to replace our infrastructure, roads, bridges, install water lines and this is what the folks down in albany send us. frog crossing signs. >> was there a laugh track in the envelope? here's what the new york parks department says about this. listen to this. there is concern over the well being of hundreds of frogs, turtles, snakes that cross the road. the hope is the motorists would be aware of the creatures crossing the road and drive cautiously as
. jurlists, three being held after five days at the tripoli hotel. cnn's chaunce was one of them. steve jobs will step down. jobs is on his third medical leave of absence. he didn't mention his health problems directly but he said the time has come to resign. >>> portions of the u.s. east coast are likely to be under a hurricane watch in just a few hours. hurricane irene is tearing through the bahamas right now with sustained winds at 160 miles an hour. it could hit the populated, northeast this weekend. those are the top stories. i'm zain veer gee. "world business today" starts now. >> an ipod, a phone. are you getting it? >>> the innovator steve jobs steps down as ceo of apple. we'll look at the company's future under new leadership. hello. i'm andrew stevens in hng kong. >> and i'm nina dos santos in london. you're watching "world business today." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> let's start with the markets. they were higher for your the second or third trading day. let's look at where they stand at the moment. we've got the heaviest gains comes. the cac 40 in france up the most
for that report. we appreciate it. steve? >> thanks, juliet. almost 48 years ago, martin luther king jr. shared his dream with the world from washington. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. >> those words that are etched in the fabric of our nation's history will now be etched in stone. the martin luther king jr. memorial will be dedicated officially in washington, d.c. this sunday on the 48th anniversary of the "i have a dream" speech. joining us is the director of african-american outreach for priests for life and niece of dr. martin luther king jr., alvita king. good morning to you. >> hi, steve. >> great to have you, dr. king. this is not only a great day when they dedicate this for your family but great day for america. >> and actually, i'll be there with my mother and my aunt christine and my mother naomi and dexter and martin and bernice. it was just a wonderful time. >> and i mentioned a moment ago that there are going to be apparently over a dozen inspirational quotes on the walls there of what your uncle said. and this is im
comes irene, she swept through the bahamas. now the east coast is bracing for this storm. so steve jobs resigns because of his health. how will the company do without him? hello and welcome to tripoli, a city which is very slowly resuming some of its normal rhythms. more shops were opened. for the most part, the streets remained deserted. many of the streets have check posts. gaddafi loyalists who are well armed and well trained and are very defiant and they are putting up a fight. there is a firefight close to his former compound he could be hidings pence of there is still intense fighting is to this district of the south, the place of the notorious prison. some of these prisoners have managed to escape but there has been fierce fighting involving snipers who have been killed. many of the injured have been arriving for medical treatment. at the compound, the compound remains under rebel control. a lot of firing their. there is an underground complex of tunnels. my colleague was there to see it. >> descending into colonel gaddafi's underground fortresses. a warren of tunnels which runs
now. >> and other news, steve jobs steps down as the company's chief executive. hurricane irene gather strength as it moves across the caribbean. it is 9:00 a.m. here in singapore. >> hello and welcome. there have been fierce battles and the capital of tripoli after colonel gaddafi vowed to fight until victory or martyrdom. the whereabouts of the libyan leader is not known. the rebels have offered a reward of a million dollars to anyone who captures or kills him. we were in the streets to gauge the mood of the city that is no longer ruled by the gaddafi dynasty. >> the square has been renamed martyrs' square and honor of all those who lost their lives in the fight for libya. look at it now, it is a scene of celebration. they are waving the old flag that will replace the gaddafi's flack. take a look at what lies on the ground. all of these bullet casings. this place exploded in celebration. they have been firing off every possible weapon including anti- aircraft fire today to show to the libyans and the world that the libyans have ended colonel gaddafi's 42 year rule. look at this scaff
remains in tripoli with sporadic fighting around the country. >>> apple's ceo steve jobs says he can no longer do the job and will resign. he has been the inspiration for the iphone and ipad. >>> we are following breaking news concerning a local man who was kid ndp that pakistan. we'll have the -- who was kidnapped in pakistan. we'll have the latest on him. >>> new >>> mike flannigan found dead. what authorities are saying about his death coming up next.  >>> oriole great mike flannigan was found dead yesterday on a trail outside his home in the cause of death is still pending etch played most of his 18 seasons in baltimore. -- he played most of his 18 seasons in baltimore. he won a world seery tight until 1983. >>> new pictures from aruba of a missing maryland woman. prosecutors there say these photos are the last known of robyn gardner taken just hours before she vanished. you can see her leaving the rum reef bar and grill with gary giordano. giordano told arube an investigators that gardner took sleeping pills earlier in the day and they drank vodka before going to the bar. wit
of talk about steve jobs health in recent years. >> no matter what, it's a shock. steve jobs known as one of the greatest ceos of all time. the question is hopefully steve jobs is okay. and two, what is going to happen next? what is going to happen to apple in the market? how is apple going to move on? >> he's had such a tremendous influence on apple what. do you think his legacy is at this point? >> right now, building the most-valuable company in the world, coming back from the brink of destruction. he was kicked out of his company, coming back to apple whit was nearly bankrupt and turned it into an empire, he's going to be known as one of the great entrepreneurs of all time. >> if you hold apple shares or if you're a consumer and love the products and see tim cook is going to take over, are you concerned about apple being able to be the front runner in technology? and still be able to come up with cool gadgets? >> steve jobs and tim cook have been working on this plan for years. everyone has known steve jobs would resign and tim cook would take over. i think steve jobs imparted his cul
of the company, steve jobbs is quitting his job.  >> the man behind the iphone, the ipad and all things apple is stepping down. steve jobs is resigning as ceo of the tech giant saying he can no longer handle the job. the move appears to be the result of an unspecified medical condition for which he took an indefinite leave from his post in january. apple's chief operating officer tim cook has been named ceo. for more on what this means for apple and the impact steve jobs has had on the company, we're joined by the ceo of dasdak.com. thanks for coming in. you know, it's disappointing and heartbreaking. we know that steve jobs has had health problems and we look at a man like this who has literally changed this world. will apple in these tech circles that you'll run in, will apple be able to continue to run with the mantel here? >> we'll have to wait and see, but this news is very, very disappointing. if you think about the impact that steve jobs has had in our society, it's been absolutely immense. even if you've never bought an apple product, apple has had
of breaking campaign contribution laws. >>> steve jobs, the matter mooind behind the iphone, ipad and other gats that rocked the world is resigning as ceo of apple. how he broke the news and who stepping up as apple's next chief executive is next. but here is our quote of the day. here's the quote. there are gonna be heads exploding all over washington. find out who said this and why. that's coming your way in 90 seconds. [ dog ] i have a gut feeling i am gonna ace this checkup. my vet thinks my insides are in mint condition. [ female announcer ] vets agree, a healthy checkup starts inside. our breakthrough iams premium protection formula is developed with vets with cutting edge ingredients for the lifelong health of your pet. [ dog ] healthy inside and out. come on, up high! [ female announcer ] iams premium protection. our most advanced iams nutrition. ever. [ dog ] i am an iams dog. ♪ woof. discover aveeno positively radiant tinted moisturizers with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals. give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on to even skin tone in four weeks. ave
is stepping down. up next, steve jobs leaving his post as ceo of apple. >>> what impact will that have on apple and its products. we'll hear from a high-tech insider coming up. stay with us.  >>> we take a look at the washington monday machine this morning. keep an eye on the bottom of your screen, we do have some school closings in the area. still a little aftereffect of the earthquake from a couple of days ago. we'll see what the effect is in the business world as the "wall street journal" reporting that sprint nextel will start selling the iphone in mid-okay. the wireless company will sell the new iphone 5 model due out soon and the current iphone 4 model. the hope that is the popular apple device will help slumping subscriber numbers. sprint stock jumped more than 10% on the news. not the case for apple stocks as the man behind all things happenle has reported he is stepping down. >> steve jobs is resigning as ceo announcing he can no longer handle the job. he has been on unspecified leave since january. job will stay on as board chairman. last night on the fox 5
desperate by the second. >>> the end of an era at am. i'm carol costello. steve jobs, creator force behind apple, resigns. what will this mean for the company? the change the way you live on this "american morning." >>> good morning to you. it is thursday, august 25. welcome to "american morning." every day, it has been something else. something big happening. >> we want it to stop. >> i know. i need a flashlight, batteries. >> this hurricane is dodging all over the place. it is making landfall someplace. >> through the bahamas right now. east coast of the united states trying to figure out where it could land. category 3 storm delivering powerful blows to the southeastern and central islands. it is 115-mile-per-hour winds, heavy rains causing extensive damage. in some cases ripping homes right off of their foundations. now irene is making its way towards nassau. jim spelman is there with the latest. obviously you are getting blown around there. tell us what the late southwest on the ground. >> reporter: hey, christine. high of irene is 80 miles away from nassau. getting pounded all night.
. investors are worried about the company without steve jobs at the top. jobs says he cannot longer run apple day-to-day. he will remain as the board chairman. jobs has a rare form of pancreatic cancer. he brought apple from near bankruptcy with the iconic brand of ipod and ipad and itunes. >> anybody in the world in clothing or automobile can learn from apple. >> apple's chief operating officer tim cook will takeover for steve jobs. >>> a 4.5 aftershock rattled mineral, virginia today. near where the earthquake hit tuesday. the washington monument will be closed to tourists indefinitely. the quake left cracks in the stone. engineers say the national cathedral is structurally sound, but three of the four spires were snapped and caused cracks in the limestone exterior. >>> american air says they will inspect the jet ways at los angeles international airport. one jetway collapsed last night. a pilot and passenger tumbled ten feet on the concrete tarmac. they have neck and back injuries. >>> usually the judge throws the book at the defendant, but this defendant threw something at the judge. june
. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you. >>> the man behind the iphone and ipad and ipod says i-quit. steve jobs steps down and it is sending shockwaves through the tech world. stephanie chuang reports. >> reporter: good morning. steve jobs and his iconic black turtleneck and bluejeans is a local guy. he grew up here in cupertino where apple headquarters s he is regarded to be unparalleled in product vision. >> every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. >> reporter: jobs became the man behind those revolutionary products. it was in 1976 that he and a friend started apple in a garage right here in silicon valley. hard to believe he was forced out of apple in 1985 and then returned to revive the company to what it is now as he returned in 1997. jobs is a survivor of pancreatic cancer. he had a liver transplant and took an open-ended medical leave in january. it was his third leave in a few years. he was last seen in public back in june. now, yesterday is when he announced he could no longer handle the job as apple ceo. some tech analysts have already ma
valley, steve jobs resignation. as ceo, he transformed the world of music technology, and the ipad. those products have propelled apple to the second-most valuable company in america. so, what happens now? >> his personal v vion is on every, single product that they make. and it's very clear that he is so passionate about the company. and that he personally drives almost everything they do. and so, it's hard to imagine anyone else taking the reins because, rankly, it feels like they're almost literally stepping into his shoes. >> steve jobs has survived cancer and a liver transplant. but in his brief statement, he said he could no longer perform his duties. he asked to be given a new title, chairman of t t board. >>> now, we turn to libya and the turmoil in tripoli. the rebels are making progress in taking control of the capital. the rebels are offering a good fight. one group of gadhafi supporters were holding journalists and others at a hotel for six days. conditions began to worsen as food began to run out. finally yesterday, they agreed to release the journalists to the red cross. >>
coast. >>> and this, the news that stunned the tech world. steve jobs, the man behind some of the coolest gage either ever invented is stepping down from the multiple billion dollar company. what will it mean for the millions of fans out there? we'll employer that this morning. hi, everybody. nice to have you with us. i'm thomas roberts. the fury of hurricane irene is florida bound, bringing with it everything from damages 115-mile-per-hour winds to dangerous flooding. now, the entire eastern seaboard of the u.s. is now in the path of this huge storm. nbc news meteorologist bill karins is here with an update. i understand it just came out moments ago. >> the first thing that you look at when you see this storm is the size of it. not the intense, but the size of it. you look at the size of florida, and look at the size of irene next to it. it just dwarfing florida. this is a big storm, so well from the center we are going to see impacts. that's why almost everyone on the east coast will get something out of this. the storm is all the way out in the bahamas. we're still a cat
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. >>> now to the resignation heard around the world. steve jobs, the godfather of the ipad, ipod, and iphone, is stepping down from apple. check out the messages on twitter. a world without steve jobs running apple? what are we going to do? there were so many more. that response to a corporate farewell is something we have never seen before. abc's neerl ckneeneal karlinsky. >> reporter: before steve jobs was a modern day thomas edison, he was an adopted kid growing up in cupertino, california. by the time he was 13, he was already obsessed with technology, something he reminisced about during his visit to the cupertino city council this year. >> when i was 13, i think i called up hewlett and packard were my idols. i called up bill hewlett and he gave me a job that summer. >> reporter: it turns out talent runs in ththfamily. as an adult, jobs tracked down his biological sister, successful author of "anywhere but here," mona simpson. she remains one of jobs' closest confidants. steve wozniack, the man who co-founded apple with jobs out of a garage spoke with us over the phone. >> you have
with us. let's check in with mark who is in for steve clark. >> reporter: good morning. you will encounter some wet roadways especially right around the bay. temperatures ranging from the low 60s to the upper 80s to right around 90 degrees. a quick look at traffic with sal. >> reporter: good morning. things are getting back to normal as they have picked up some of the road work. we are looking at the commute that's going to be busy on 880. let's go back to the desk. >>> barry bonds is said to return to federal courtroom this morning. last night he made a rare appearance at at&t park. in just a few hours his lawyer will try to persuade a judge to throw out his obstruction of justice conviction or grant him a new trial. bart is creating new policies for when it might cut off underground cell phone service in the future. a three hour meeting was held yesterday on the controversial issue and about a protest that was following. in the future bart will interrupt cell phone communication during extreme circumstances such as a bomb threat or hostage situation. they will also consult the aclu on cr
will be able to fly out of the country and evade justice for his crimes. steve harrigan streaming live yet again tonight in tripoli. steve, what's the mood there tonight? >> shepard besides the obvious and loud one of jubilation the one emotion you can senses specially among the young rebel fighters some of them very young in their teens is pride. i saw one young rebel fighter walking in a t-shirt holding -- slowly stepping with his shoulders back. these young rebels, some of them have been fighting against qaddafi for the past six months. even though they got a great deal of help from nato warplanes which really paved the way, they feel and there are thousands of them that they just won a war that they just defeated dictator. amateur army they just defeated a professional army and liberated their country there is a great sense of pride among the men who took part in this fight and it's really their moment to celebrate which they have been doing all day and now into the night, shepard. >> shepard: what's their priority now, steve? finding qaddafi or seem more focused on wiping out his supp
of apple stock rebounded in the wake of steve job's departure. apple ended up losing les than 1% after being down 5% last night. tom vacar reports on his future and the tight rope walked by the new leader. >> for many steve jobs is apple and tim cooks is no steve jobs. it might or might not matter. >> this is a case where the ceo has been a little larger than life. and, so, it is a real question about what is going to happen next. >> reporter: mac pag screen that follow the company and its people think this of cook. >> after you see what jobs has been dog after the years he will hand it over to the senior people in charge of the products and showing how deep the bench is in apple. >> reporter: but chapman says it can go either way. she says the disney company wallowed for years when it lost its founder. >> it took 4ceo's for the company to regain a strong identity and to develop the kind of track record that it had while walt disney was in place. >> reporter: on the other hand. southwest airlines legendary, revolutionary founder left behind a culture that made it then and continues
in a corner now. >> steve jobs steps down as the chief executive at apple. and hurricane irene continues to gather strength as it moves across the caribbean. it is 11:00 a.m. here in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. here in london. we're broadcasting two years at pbs in america and around the world. this is newsday. hello and welcome. there have been ongoing fierce battles in aaa. colonel -- in tripoli. the whereabouts of the libyan leader are still not known. they have offered a reward of over $1 million for anyone who captures our kills him. gunfire] these are the scenes in green square. it is renamed martyrs square for those who have lost their lives in the name of libya. the families are coming out, waving the replacement for the gaddafi flag. do not be fooled by this celebration. just look at what lies on the ground, all of the bullet casings. this place exploded in celebration, literally. they have been firing off every possible weapon, including anti- aircraft fire. this is to show two libyans and the world that they have ended the colonel gaddafi 40-year rule could look at this scaf
in orlando, thanks so much. >>> investors and the tech community are bracing for a world without steve jobs as the ceo of apple. jobs' health has been an issue. he took a leave of absence earlier this year. in a state to the board of directors, he said, quote, i've always said if there came a day when i could no longer immediate my duties and expectations as ceo, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately that day has come. jason tans is the senior editor for "wired" magazine. jason, it was a big shock to get this news i think for a lot of people who have been following his health, maybe they aren't that surprised, as we've seen his appearance looking a bit more frail, but always at the helm of this super-strong company. what does it really mean? >> it's almost a historical moment. it was a shock and not a shock, as you say. people saw this coming, and it had been forecast for years, but still when it happens, you still feel a bit like the wind got knocked out of your sails. >> when it comes to the brand of apple, it's reshaped the electric conof the world culture, and how we talk
. >>> another major headline this morning is the sudden resignation of steve jobs, the founder of apple computer. as the influential visionary steps down, what's next foror h innovative and profitable company? >> this has been expected for the last few months. looking thin and gaunt. he was a pancreatic cancer survivor. >> interesting timing, this announcement, however. >> yes. it was, too. much more on that coming up this half hour. >>> later this half hour, as well, a store manager is looking for a woman who trashed her lottery ticket that was worth 10,000 bucks. she bought it, then tossed it and left the store. >> that's a first. >> oh, man. >>> we begin with the colossal hurricane, well on its way to becoming a frightful category 4 storm. >> an absolute monster. hurricane irene is slamming the entire length of the bahamas this morning. uprooting trees, tearing off roofs. and millions of people along the east coast are fearing the worst. abc's linsey davis is in the bahamas with the latest. hi, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, rob and tanya. we're seeing the effects of irene. we've seen som
bit about steve jobs as well. huge news. he put out a letter announcing his resignation. it's hard to overstate the impact this guy has had on computing and music. he changed the music business. on film with pixar, on marketing, on retail experience. this guy is a giant in american history. >> no, i think that, you know, we use the term giant too loosely. there's clearly giants and then there's giants. i think he falls in the real giant category because he impacted american culture and world culture. what he did, the technology and as you say music, it transformed how we deal with information. it transformed culture at so many different levels. he changed the face of the earth in how people relate to each other. he will go down in history as a real, real giant and deservingly so. >> he said in a statement, if there was a time i could no longer meet my duties i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. s.e., he touched every part of our lives. >> i think when we all heard he had pancreatic cancer, we saw the writing on the walls. we knew this day would co
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